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The walk of Britain comes to Hereford

At the end of last week The Walk of Britain expedition passed through Hereford.  The walk of Britain is four British and two US wounded veterans walking 1000 miles across Britain, fundraising for wounded soldiers. They left Scotland on August 22nd and will finish at Buckingham Palace on November 1st. Hereford’s strong connection with the […]

Hereford’s Poppy Man

Hereford is very proud of this gentleman. Mr Poppy Man is a hand-crafted metal sculpture covered in poppies and spends his days sat on one of the city council’s First World War benches. Mr Poppy Man...

A portable air conditioning vest is on the horizon

A portable air conditioning vest to cool down soldiers fighting in deserts could soon begin testing with the British Army. The units designed by a small family firm blast chilled air around the torso ...

HEREFORD is on standby for Armed Forces Day.

The event – a tri-service salute – will be focussed on the City Centre and the Shire Hall where there will be a range of displays, performances and exhibitions between 10am-3.30pm on Saturday,...

Founder’s Day at the Royal Hospital Chelsea 4th June

Aware that the army was supporting a growing number of soldiers who were no longer fit for active service, and inspired by Les Invalides in Paris, the king committed to create a welcoming and safe hom...

Divorce Petition with spouse serving abroad with the Military

There can be difficulties faced by those wishing to serve a Divorce Petition on their spouse, in particular when they are serving abroad in the military. There are specific rules for ensuring service ...

The Armed Forces Corporate Covenant

WE ARE VERY PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT KIDWELLS AS A GROUP HAS JOINED THE ARMED FORCES CORPORATE COVENANT IN THAT WE HAVE AGREED TO SUPPORT THE ARMED FORCES COMMUNITY. We have agreed to: Strive to suppo...

Spousal Maintenance Awards

There has been a recent decision by the Court of Appeal in the case of Wright v Wright.  This related to spousal maintenance awards.  The wife had appealed on the basis that the High Court judge had...

VE Day in Europe

SERVICES, MEMORIALS AND PARADES WILL TAKE PLACE AROUND THE UK THIS WEEKEND TO MARK THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF VICTORY IN EUROPE DAY, WHICH MARKED THE END OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN EUROPE IN 1945. VE DA...

Victoria Cross hero Joshua Leakey receives medal

L/Cpl Joshua Leakey became the first living British recipient of the medal from the Afghan conflict for his courage in three times running through heavy fire to set up machine guns and beat back a Tal...

The long trek home!

SOLDIER’S 2,800-MILE TREK HOME FROM CYPRUS MISSION Most soldiers serving thousands of miles from home could be forgiven for wanting to board a plane as soon as their tour ends and return as quic...

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